In this article, we have covered the following aspects of ECG:
- Best Hospitals in India for ECG
- Top Specialists in India for ECG
- Cost of ECG in India
- Understanding Echocardiogram (ECG)
Best Doctors and Hospitals in India for ECG
Following is a list of the most reputed specialists in India for Echocardiogram.
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Cost of Echocardiogram
The cost of Echocardiogram (ECG) in India is approximately US$40-60.
Echocardiogram also called Cardiac Echo or simply, Echo is a test that creates images of heart using sound waves. Also known as sonogram of the heart, it is of different types.
Types of Echocardiogram
Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
Most common type that views by moving the transducer to on chest or abdominal wall
Checks blood flow to the heart. Done both before and after the heart is put to stress by either giving an injection to increase heart beat or having you exercise
Checks blood flow in the heart chambers, heart valves, and blood vessels
Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)
Gives clearer pictures of heart as the probe is moved down through esophagus to view heart
Why is ECG done?
ECG is done to investigate the valves and chambers of heart based on medical conditions like a chest pain, heart attack, hypertension etc. below are some conditions that the test can detect:
- Abnormal heart valves/chambers
- Congenital heart disease
- Abnormal heart rhythms
- Blood flow in heart
- Heart murmurs
- Fluid around the heart
- Pulmonary hypertension
Note (for foreign patients):
Besides South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka), every year, India gets thousands of medical tourists from African countries- Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, Ghana, Somalia,Gambia etc and Middle Eastern countries like Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman, UAE, Yemen etc. Hence, if you are a citizen of any of these countries, there is good likelihood that you will be meeting some fellow citizens or same language speakers in the major hospitals in India. Almost all the top hospitals have translators for people of these region. Our patient support team is also well placed to assist you.